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Tendon transfers for irreparable rotator cuff tears: An update

Última actualización 18/10/16Tendon transfers for irreparable rotator cuff tears: An update Jeremie M. Axe DOI: 10.1302/2058-5241.1.000003 Published 7 January 2016 Jeremie M. Axe First State Orthopaedics, Newark, USA Abstract Shoulder dysfunction in the setting of irreparable rotator cuff tears (RCTs) can be treated successfully with different types of tendon transfer: …

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Basic Shoulder Arthroscopy: Beach Chair Patient Positioning

Última actualización 4/10/16 <img alt=”Arthroscopy Techniques” src=”http://llistats.unitia.criticsl.com:2062/content/image/B22126287.gif”/> Volume 5, Issue 4, August 2016, Pages e731–e735 <img alt=”Cover image” src=”http://llistats.unitia.criticsl.com:2062/content/image/Daana.gif” class=”toprightlogo”/> Technical Note Basic Shoulder Arthroscopy: Beach Chair Patient Positioning Sandeep Mannava, M.D., Ph.D., Alexander H. Jinnah, M.D., Johannes F. Plate, M.D., Ph.D., Austin V. Stone, M.D., Ph.D., Christopher J. Tuohy, …

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Rotator Cuff Repair in the Elderly: Is It Worthwhile?

Última actualización 18/06/16Rotator Cuff Repair in the Elderly: Is It Worthwhile? Dimitri S. Tahal, MSc; J. Christoph Katthagen, MD; Peter J. Millett, MD, MSc Curr Orthop Pract. 2016;27(3):281-290. Abstract and Introduction Abstract Rotator cuff pathology is a major contributor to shoulder dysfunction, particularly in the elderly population. Elderly individuals have shown …

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International survey and surgeon’s preferences in diagnostic work-up towards treatment of anterior shoulder instability

Última actualización 23/05/16http://download.springer.com/static/pdf/546/art%253A10.1007%252Fs00402-016-2443-7.pdf?originUrl=http%3A%2F%2Flink.springer.com%2Farticle%2F10.1007%2Fs00402-016-2443-7&token2=exp=1464029794~acl=%2Fstatic%2Fpdf%2F546%2Fart%25253A10.1007%25252Fs00402-016-2443-7.pdf%3ForiginUrl%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Flink.springer.com%252Farticle%252F10.1007%252Fs00402-016-2443-7*~hmac=609615da6daa82eec459452e13cdf4c14ebe44c70c5cabab2ddb10f93d4a81a7

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Open Surgical Release for Contractures of the Elbow

Última actualización 11/06/15Philipp N. Streubel J Am Acad Orthop Surg June 2015 ; 23 Compared with arthroscopic release, open release is more commonly used for the treatment of stiff elbow. Flexion is recovered by releasing posterior tethering soft-tissue structures and by removing anterior impingement between the coronoid and/or radial head …

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Medial Epicondylitis: Evaluation and Management

Última actualización 11/06/15Nirav H. Amin, MD J Am Acad Orthop Surg June 2015 ; 23 Medial epicondylitis, often referred to as “golfer’s elbow,” is a common pathology. Flexor-pronator tendon degeneration occurs with repetitive forced wrist extension and forearm supination during activities involving wrist flexion and forearm pronation. A staged process …

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